Learning from an Unimportant Minority: Race Politics Beyond the White/Black Paradigm

Learning from an Unimportant Minority Race Politics Beyond the White Black Paradigm Race is all around us as one of the main structures of capitalist society Yet how we talk about it and even how we think about it is tightly policed Everything about race is artificially distorted a

  • Title: Learning from an Unimportant Minority: Race Politics Beyond the White/Black Paradigm
  • Author: J. Sakai
  • ISBN: 9781894946605
  • Page: 440
  • Format: Paperback
  • Race is all around us, as one of the main structures of capitalist society Yet, how we talk about it and even how we think about it is tightly policed Everything about race is artificially distorted as a white Black paradigm Instead, we need to understand the imposed racial reality from many different angles of radical vision J Sakai shares experiences from his own liRace is all around us, as one of the main structures of capitalist society Yet, how we talk about it and even how we think about it is tightly policed Everything about race is artificially distorted as a white Black paradigm Instead, we need to understand the imposed racial reality from many different angles of radical vision J Sakai shares experiences from his own life as a revolutionary in the united states, exploring what it means to belong to an unimportant minority.

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    1. I found this little book to be really illuminating.I read it really quick and now i've picked it back up to reread. It's a transcribed talk. So it's not organized like a normal book or essay. It's stories about US history and stories about Sakai's life interwoven to try to illustrate the way race works in America. He does this by specifically explaining the different and evolving ways Japanese Americans have been racialized according to the whims and capitalistic needs of American imperialism an [...]

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